In the West, the traditional classification of gemstones can go back to the ancient Greeks, which begins with a distinction between precious and semi-precious; similar distinctions are made in other cultures. In modern use the precious stones are diamond, ruby, sapphire and emerald, with all other gemstones being semi-precious.
But for most people, natural gems are too expensive to afford. Therefore, people use the artificial gems instead of natural gems. They are made by creative design and exquisite craft. They are definitely worthy to wear. Here are some of our gemstone jewelry.
Metrial of gemstone jewelry
Diamond is a natural mineral, the rough diamond gemstone. Diamonds for jewelry decoration are beautiful and rare. According to its hardness and stability, people give it symbolic meaning- eternal love and loyalty.
Because of its special meaning and high price, people made zirconium diamond for jewelry decoration. The gem on this ring is zirconium diamond.
Cubic zirconia is a synthetic gemstone. It was first developed by the Soviets, so,its another name is Soviet stone. Existing in cubic single crystals, zirconia is extremely rare in nature and can be synthesized artificially and is widely used as a substitute for diamonds.
If different metal oxides are added to the raw materials, crystals of different colors can be obtained. For example, if cerium is added, it will appear yellow, orange and red. When chromium is added, it will appear green, and when neodymium is added, it will appear purple.
The commodity code of cubic zirconia is CZ, therefore, fake diamonds made with it are often called "CZ diamonds". Because CZ diamonds are very cheap and look very similar to diamonds, they are welcomed by customers. Not only do ordinary people often wear jewelry with CZ diamonds, but also those who own real diamond jewelry. For safety, they also wear CZ diamonds. jewelry.
Due to the different chemical elements Turquoise contains, it has different colors . The stone is blue when it contains copper, and green when it contains iron.
Turquoise, with its light color and elegance, is a traditional jade loved by people from both ancient and modern times. It has been worn and used for over 5,000 years. In Western countries, turquoise is considered a holy relic to ward off evil spirits and a symbol of good fortune and happiness.
Most turquoise have holes that will absorb hand oil, lip balm, perfume, etc. Although in our traditional craft, a layer of paraffin wax is applied to the surface of turquoise to increase the color of turquoise, while playing a protective role Turquoise, but still, we must pay attention to sweat, grease, tea, alcohol, etc., to avoid excessive contact with cosmetics and skin oils, so as not to damage the stone.
Tiger's eye is a gemstone with a cat's eye effect, mostly tawny in color, with silky light patterns in the stone. Tiger's eye is one of the varieties of quartz.
With its cat-like dominance and sharp eyes, tiger's eye stone emits a radiant light that adds courage and confidence to fight bravely and create more wealth. Some people call tiger's eye stone Vanves stone, which brings good luck and wealth.
Opal is a natural hardened silica colloid and it is generally egg white. If other atoms are mixed in, it can form various colors. There are usually blue, green, yellow, red, dark green, cerulean, white, etc.
Opal generally has glassy or waxy luster, but due to various changes in geological movements, opals from some origins will have a very high porcelain effect, even comparable to ceramics. Wearing opals can develop inspiration and imagination, bring breakthrough and leapfrog ideas and concepts.
The cat's eye is one of the rarest and most precious of the gold emeralds. It is so named because it exhibits the same light phenomenon as a cat's eye, which is flexible and bright and can change with the intensity of light. Strictly speaking, "cat's eye" is not the name of a gem, but an optical phenomenon that appears on some gems.
The gems in this pendant are artificial cat eyes, which have the same cat eye effect and beauty.
Every kind of gemstone has its life and meaning. Natural gemstones are not easy to form and are very rare. However, human wisely make artificial jewelry which have similar appearance and same effect. Everyone is suitable for wearing gemstones jewellery. They can not only add charm to the wearer, but some can also keep fit and bring good luck.